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Watch Vince Gill Surprise Chris Young With an Invitation to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Vince Gill Surprise Chris Young With an Invitation to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Chris Young was surprised during his Grand Ole Opry performance Tuesday night (Aug. 29) by Vince Gill with an invitation to become an official Opry member. The invite came prior to Chris’ performance of his chart-topping single, “Sober Saturday Night,” which features Vince. Chris’ formal induction will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17, just days…MORE

Exclusive Premiere: Watch the Grand Ole Opry’s Debut Episode of “Opry Icons” With Vince Gill

Exclusive Premiere: Watch the Grand Ole Opry’s Debut Episode of “Opry Icons” With Vince Gill

The Grand Ole Opry’s brand-new digital series—Opry Icons—gives fans an in-depth look into the lives and times of iconic Opry members who have helped sustain the Nashville institution for 90-plus years. The new series includes performance highlights and intimate backstage interviews with legendary country singers and their friends—and no one has more friends than Vince…MORE

Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Jim Casey talks with Devin Dawson about getting nervous for his first time performing—and talking with Ricky Skaggs and Whisperin’ Bill Anderson backstage—at the Grand Ole Opry, growing up in California, his “biggest music fan I know” mother, playing heavy metal in a band with his twin brother as a teenager, his lifelong love of songwriting, his…MORE

Watch Kelleigh Bannen’s Poignant Performance of “Church Clothes” at the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Kelleigh Bannen’s Poignant Performance of “Church Clothes” at the Grand Ole Opry

Kelleigh Bannen’s powerful single, “Church Clothes,” is about a couple that disguises their failing relationship by getting dressed up and going to church together. When Kelleigh initially heard the tune—which was co-penned by Liz Rose and Nicolle Galyon—she was struck with how brave the song was. “It’s specifically about this couple that’s getting dressed and…MORE

Chris Janson Talks Recharging With the Family on the Beach, Singing Feel-Good Songs That Mean Something and New Single, “Fix a Drink”

Chris Janson Talks Recharging With the Family on the Beach, Singing Feel-Good Songs That Mean Something and New Single, “Fix a Drink”

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about getting recharged by spending some time on the beach with his family, giving people a break from the real world for three minutes with his feel-good songs, his love of the “mixology” culture despite no longer drinking alcohol, his new single, “Fix a Drink,” working on his next album,…MORE

Opry Pride

Opry Pride

24 years ago today on May 1, 1993, Charley Pride became the first African-American singer to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.MORE

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

The Grand Ole Opry has played a prominent role in Carrie Underwood’s life for many years. As a child growing up in Oklahoma, Carrie watched the Grand Ole Opry on television at her grandparents’ house. In 2005, Carrie made her Opry debut two weeks after winning American Idol. Less than three years later in 2008,…MORE

Exclusive Premiere: Watch RaeLynn Unleash “WildHorse” Backstage at the Opry Lounge

Exclusive Premiere: Watch RaeLynn Unleash “WildHorse” Backstage at the Opry Lounge

On Friday, March 24, RaeLynn will release her debut album, WildHorse, a 12-song offering featuring 11-songs the 22-year-old co-wrote. To gear up for her wild release, RaeLynn stopped by the Grand Ole Opry on Feb. 21 and performed a trio of songs from her new album, including “Diamonds,” “Insecure” and the lead single, “Love Triangle,”…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).